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Windows 7: Gran Turismo alternative for PC?

17 Dec 2010   #11

Windows 7 Professional

I'd say NFS SHIFT if your system can handle it, it feels more realistic and precise compared to GRID which has a very Arcade feel with some physics effects tackled on. GRID also looks very blurry, smudged in the graphics department compared to SHIFT which looks very sharp on my system. Personally, I like DiRT 2 the best if you can run the graphics on high with DX11 but it's a more of an off-road racer compared to the other two which are more like GT.

PS. If you plan on buying SHIFT just make sure you get in the bargain bin cause SHIFT 2 Unleashed in soon to be released (if you can wait for it).

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17 Dec 2010   #12

HP Win7 Pro x64 | Custom Win7 Pro x64

Simulation: Live for Speed S2, rFactor, iRacing

Mainstream: GTR2, NFS Shift, NFS Hot Pursuit*> I've heard nasty things about support, or lack of it, and no DLC will be released for the PC version.

Live for Speed is what I've been running since 2005, it's incredible. As far as realism, physics, tyre deformation, plus great multiplayer.

An S2 license is about the cost of a typical game, I don't recall, but you can download and run it in demo mode, to try it out. It may blow your mind! The only downside is the graphics, but people in the community have created a hi-res texture pack and HDR mods, etc etc. Live for Speed - Online racing simulator
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18 Dec 2010   #13
Seven Eleven

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1

sadly there is no real alternative to GT

after PS died i started playing GT2 on ePSXe.
no PC racers has such a huge car selection, parts and perfect tracks.
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